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There are 8 ways to get from Toulon to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Marseille, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MRS - IST

$109 - $578

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Train to Nice, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Toulon to Gare de Antibes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) NCE - IST

$107 - $306

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Train to Marseille, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MRS - SAW

$116 - $482

Bus  •  37h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Toulon to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Shumen
  3. Take the bus from Shumen to Istanbul

$242 - $381

Train, bus Georg  •  42h 3m

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$266 - $378

Train, bus Dary Commerce  •  44h 54m

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Burgas
  3. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$141 - $159

Train, night train  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$511 - $657

Drive  •  23h 10m

  1. Drive from Toulon to Istanbul 1517.2 miles

$320 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toulon to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 420€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Toulon to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 550€ and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toulon to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Gare de Toulon and arriving at Istanbul via Marseille and Shumen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 20m.

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The distance between Toulon and Istanbul is 1909 km. The road distance is 2427.5 km.

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The best way to get from Toulon to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 37h 20m and costs 210€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Toulon to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Toulon to Istanbul bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Gare de Toulon station.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Toulon to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Toulon. It is currently 10:36 AM in Toulon and 12:36 PM in Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 1192.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Toulon, France and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Toulon to Istanbul via Gare de Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille, and Shumen in around 37h 20m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Nice to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Marseille to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Marseille to Istanbul Ataturk via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Marseille to Istanbul Ataturk via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Nice to Istanbul Ataturk via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Marseille to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Gare de Toulon to Gare de Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$33 - $36
Train from Toulon to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Toulon to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Toulon to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Toulon to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
thello.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulon to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Toulon to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Shumen
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Marseille-St-Charles to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Burgas
Ave. Duration
34h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulon to Istanbul is 2428 km. It takes approximately 23h 10m to drive from Toulon to Istanbul.

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